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toolkit Syllabification: toolkit
Pronunciation: /ˈto͞olˌkit/

Definition of toolkit in English:


1A set of tools, especially one kept in a bag or box and used for a particular purpose.
Example sentences
  • Normally he carries the heater, chain saws, a big tool kit, a fire extinguisher, first aid kit, soda, and something for his stomach if the hamburger he eats when he takes a break at gives him a little heartburn.
  • He said it was important for managers to take responsibility for the results, work with a clear purpose and have a tool kit to survive new situations.
  • Every competent mechanic should have a correctly calibrated torque wrench in their tool kit and should use it.
1.1 Computing A set of software tools.
Example sentences
  • As well as developing the tool kit or software upon which a number of their products were based, in his spare time Adam was also developing his own new application based on the class library.
  • Phase one will see SGI contribute more work and code to open source graphics projects, along with the release of a Linux developer tool kit.
  • I personally find that this particular tool kit makes the RAD (rapid application development) concept finally available to Linux.
1.2A personal set of resources, abilities, or skills: the bravura of his piano writing was in the composer’s toolkit from the get-go
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